A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 89 km (55 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:16:41 / 3:16 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr16170001. Unique identifier: pr16170001. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/06/16 / 2016-06-18 07:16:41 / June 18, 2016 @ 7:16 am. Exact location of event, depth 89 km, -67.3103° West, 18.5692° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Estancias de Florida, Guánica, Adjuntas.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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